Individual Membership

Individuals can donate to the Hakone Foundation in many ways. Hakone Foundation is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Corporation. All donations are tax deductible up to the extent of the law. Please see the Membership Level Benefits listed below.


Membership Level Benefits


Centennial $10,000+ membership

  • Table at our annual gala in 2017
  • 4 people for Premier tea ceremony
  • A private, guided tour of the garden that provides some history and background
  • All benefits at lower levels


Pavilion $5,000+ membership

  • A group of 10 people for tea ceremony
  • All benefits at lower levels


Tea Garden $1,000+ membership

  • A group of 5 people for tea ceremony
  • All benefits at lower levels


Bamboo Garden $250+ membership

  • Seasonal sake-kit
  • All benefits at lower levels


Regular Annual Membership

Individual $45 | *Family $75 | Senior, Student(5-17 years old) $35

  • Free year-around admission with one additional guest to the Gardens
  • 10% discount in the gift shop
  • Free docent training

*Family: 2 adults and up to 5 children.

*Family membership: Immediate family only.


Donate

  • Pay online. If you are applying online, please click on Donate and pay the fee for the membership of your choice.
  • Send a check. Please state your phone number, email and the membership type on your check, and send it to
Hakone Foundation
PO Box 2324
Saratoga, CA 95070
  • Pay by credit card. Please call us at 408-741-4994

Corporate Matching

Does your employer match any donations you make to a certified non-profit organization? Please check with your employer and let your donation make a greater difference.


Legacy Gifts

Please consider creating a personal legacy for Hakone in your will or living trust.




 

Individual Donors (October 2016 - December 2017)

 

Centennial ($10,000+)

  • Rick and Ann Waltonsmith

Tea Garden ($1,000+)

  • Don Ichikawa
  • Tadao Kurosawa
  • Jeanne Tsukuda

Bamboo Garden ($250+)

  • San Francisco Consul General of Japan
  • Cresside Berg
  • Ana Cook
  • Margaret Heiman
  • Baptiste Paquler
  • Miki Walker
  • Kaori Vanderburke

 

Individual Donors (September 2015 - September 2016)

 

Centennial ($10,000+)

  • Rick and Ann Waltonsmith


Pavilion Members ($5,000+)


Tea Garden ($1,000+)

  • Sandy and Howard Miller
  • Jann Ichikawa
  • Tadao Kurosawa


Bamboo Garden ($250+)

  • San Francisco Consul General of Japan
  • Yuki Hashimoto


In-kind Donors

  • Dan Boyle
  • Dave and Bev Harada
  • Shozo Kagoshima
  • Mayumi Kosugi
  • Sandy and Howard Miller
  • Miki Shimabe
  • James Sugai
  • Ann and Rick Waltonsmith
  • Connie Young Yu